Mackenzie tells SYP: 'Amazon's success could cause it problems'

Mackenzie tells SYP: 'Amazon's success could cause it problems'

Things are "only going to get tougher for traditional publishers unless we can show ourselves to be very good at what we do,” Ursula Mackenzie told the Society of Young Publishers (SYP) at its annual conference on Saturday (8th October).

In a keynote speech titled “Do publishers still matter?”, the Little, Brown c.e.o. told the gathering at London College of Communications that copyright and the pressure felt by bricks and mortar bookshops were among the biggest concerns for the trade at the moment, adding that Amazon’s success could “cause them problems in the future” if the physical spac...

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